Emily Berg Poff , VA
Emily graduated from the College of Charleston with a BA in Music Performance (oboe and vocal) and Arts Management. While in Charleston she was the principal dancer for the Robert Ivey Ballet Company for four years, as well as the principal oboist for the College of Charleston Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. She has played roles including Lola in “Damn Yankees”, Peggy Sawyer in "42nd Street", Judy Haynes in "White Christmas", Margot Wendice in "Dial M For Murder", Emma in "Tintypes" from which she was nominated for the Kennedy Center's Irene Ryan Scholarship, and many others. In 2011, Poff joined the Richmond Ballet as a teaching artist and accompanist for their Educational Outreach program, Minds In Motion. She is also a teaching artist and accompanist for the School of Richmond Ballet, and has been teaching Rhythm & Motion since 2013.